Video: GP suicide risk during GMC investigation 'silent catastrophe', warns Dr Katie Bramall-Stainer

LMC leaders have accused the GMC of creating a 'climate of fear' for GPs, after hearing warnings about suicide risk for doctors under investigation.

Dr Katie Bramall-Stainer: warning over impact of GMC investigations
Dr Katie Bramall-Stainer: warning over impact of GMC investigations

GPonline spoke to Dr Katie Bramall-Stainer about evidence that doctors being investigated by the GMC face a far higher risk of suicide than the general population - a situation she calls a 'silent catastrophe'.

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